UPR

Reports to the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review

Cuba: UPR Recommendations Failed to Challenge Cuba to Improve Respect for Freedom of Religion or Belief – Written Statement to the HRC 39th session

Written statement concerning Cuba and its situation on FoRB, submitted by the World Evangelical Alliance to the Human Rights Council’s thirty-ninth session (10-28 September 2018) under agenda item 6: Universal Periodic Review. 23 August 2018.

Central African Republic: Action in Support of National Reconciliation and Respect for Human Rights – Joint report to the UPR 31st session

The World Evangelical Alliance, jointly with other stakeholders, submitted a report to the 31st session of the Universal Periodic Review, on the human rights situation in CAR, calling for national reconciliation, restoration of State authority, right to education and protection of children, and to fight impunity and ensure justice for victims of war crimes and …

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Canada: Sexual Exploitation, Prostitution, Human Trafficking, Pornography, and Freedom of Religion – Joint report to the UPR 30th session

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and the The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) submitted a joint report to the 30th sesssion of the Working Group of the Universal Periodic Review, concerning the review of human rights in Canada. Submission date: October 5, 2017.

Cuba: Freedom of Conscience, Religion and Belief – Report to the UPR 30th session

The World Evangelical Alliance submitted a report to the Universal Periodic Review 30th session, concerning the human rights situation in Cuba. The WEA called on Cuba to grant full freedom of conscience for all, and reject all forms of discrimination against religious communities, especially against religious denominations established in Cuba after 1959. The WEA also …

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France: Freedom of Conscience and Freedom of Expression – Joint report to the UPR 29th session

The WEA jointly with the National Council of Evangelicals of France (Cnef) and the European Evangelical Alliance (EEA), submitted a report to the 29th session of the Universal Periodic Review, on freedom of conscience and freedom of expression in France. We called on the Governement of France to preserve conscientious objection in areas such as …

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Sri Lanka: Human Rights Situation – Joint Report to the UPR 28th session

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), jointly with a coalition of several other organizations, submitted an ecumenical report to the Working Group of the UPR 28th session, on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka. The topics are, among others, rights of the child, language rights, freedom of religion or belief, and enforced disappearance. March 2017.

Algeria: Freedom of Religion and Belief – Joint Report to the UPR 27th session

The WEA, jointly with Eglise protestante d’Algérie (EPA), the International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF) and Aide aux Eglises dans le monde (AEM), submitted a report on religious freedom issues in Algeria, to the 27th session of the UPR. The topics concerned were the closure of churches, administrative discrimination suffered by Protestants, and the prohibition …

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